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  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [4]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Indian woman carrying a basket on her head [1]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    Women Carrying Baskets on the Head
  • A serviceman posing with a coconut fruit at a camp's barrack

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a serviceman standing on a lawn outside a barrack, posing with a coconut fruit. He has a shirt, khaki pants and boots on. Two other officers as well as a partially hidden sweeper are seen behind him. There is also a bicycle against pillar at the barrack's...
  • Basic piling work at a building site in an airbase [3]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows construction workers carrying out piling work at a building site in an airbase. A pile-driver is set up at the centre of the site with workers seen coordinating its operation. There are piles of building materials around the site. Behind the site is a wooden shed. Title...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a one-storey mess in an airbase. The mess is built like a typical kampung house with sloping roofs but of zinc materials. Communication lines, street lamps and paved roads indicate a modern airbase. The mountain ranges in the background accentuates the scenic view....
  • A British serviceman at a camp's swimming pool

    Sports and Recreation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a British serviceman sitting at the edge of a swimming pool's diving plank posing for a photograph. There are several other officers inside the camp's swimming pool, while three Asian lads are watching from the edge of the pool. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [4]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests on its sides. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by trees including coconut palms spread across the camp. The camp's buildings are low-rise structures. The camp's airfield with several aircrafts can be seen in...
  • Panoramic view of airbase from sergeant's mess [3]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a British airbase from the sergeant's mess. It captures sloping fields, long one-storey barracks, huts, paved roads, as well as street lamps and pruned trees. The sprawling airfield is the centrepiece of the airbase. Beyond the airfield to the left are coconut trees...
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [2]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [3]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Panoramic view of an airbase camp [5]

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of an airbase camp that is bordered by thick forests. Sprawling open fields that are dotted by trees including coconut palms spread across the camp. The camp's buildings are low-rise structures including a three-storey building on the left edge of the photograph. The camp's...
  • Two servicemen outside their billet [1]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two young servicemen at an open field posing in front of their billet in the rain. Both are bare-chested with one standing and another sitting on a chair. Behind them is a zinc-roofed wooden structure. A partially hidden concrete building will pillars is seen next to it....
  • Servicemen' sleeping quarters : inspection [1]

    Politics and Government · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows fully-uniformed servicemen inside their sleeping quarters. Two are standing by their beds on which their kits of personal effects are neatly laid out. A partial view of a corporal can be seen on the left of the photograph, probably inspecting the room. Title devised by library staff....
  • A serviceman with his bicycle in the airfield, Malaysia

    Arts · Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a British serviceman posing with his bicycle in the airfield. He has a long-sleeve shirt and khaki shorts on. His left hand is clutching a towel while his satchel is stowed at the back of his bicycle. The open fields sprawl around him and a one-storey barrack...
  • Women construction workers at a petrol tank site [1]

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows women construction workers working on petrol tanks of an airfield. They are carrying building materials up a sloping terrain. The materials are placed in two buckets hung on each end of a wooden pole which is then slung over their shoulders. They also put on oversized hats...
  • Basic piling work at a building site in an airbase [2]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows construction workers carrying out piling work at a building site in an airbase. A pile-driver is set up at the centre of the site with workers seen coordinating its operation. There are piles of building materials around the site. Behind the site is a wooden shed. Title...
  • View of a building site in an airbase

    Streets and Places · Nature and Environment
    This photograph shows a panoramic view of a building site in an airbase. Heaps of felled trees lie on the grass field where a group of Asian men presumably workers are standing and clearing the site. Behind them are the single-storey barracks. Coconut palms are seen on the right edge...
  • Worker sharpening a saw at a camp's barrack

    Economy · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a man sitting down at a corridor of a barrack sharpening a saw. He has a long-sleeve shirt, long pants and a hat on. An Asian man is seen squatting on the concrete floor nearby. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Cutting down a tree at a building site in an airbase

    Nature and Environment · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a close-up view of a tree at a camp's building site that has been cut down. A group of Asian men are standing and hovering around the tree, which also has its roots uprooted. Behind them are single-storey barracks. The mountain ranges behind the airbase are visible...
  • Aircrafts in a camp's airfield [2]

    Transportation · Streets and Places
    This photograph shows a wide view of military air crafts in an airfield of an airbase camp. It also capture a rear view of several service crew checking an aircraft. The photograph also captures the airfield's flooring and hangar. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.
  • Indian woman carrying a basket on her head [2]

    Streets and Places · Geography and Travels
    This photograph shows a wide view of an Indian woman walking in the open field of an airbase with a basket on her head. The camp's wireless station and the telegraph pole can be seen on her right. The mountain ranges at the outer edge of the camp is visible...
  • Basic piling work at a building site in an airbase [1]

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows construction workers carrying out piling work at a building site in an airbase. Piles of building materials are seen around the site. To the left of the site are huts which are shaded by a row of coconut trees. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation...
  • Workers at a construction site

    Streets and Places · Economy
    This photograph shows construction workers in an airfield, working on top of a building that is under construction. They include female construction workers. The building is covered with wooden scaffolding, and building materials lie on the ground nearby. In the background, an aircraft can be seen approaching the site. Title...
  • Two servicemen outside their billet [2]

    Streets and Places
    This photograph shows two young servicemen at an open field posing in front of their billet in the rain. Both are bare-chested with one standing and another sitting on a chair. Behind them is the wide uninterrupted skyline. Title devised by Library staff. Date of creation estimated.